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How to Stake a Tent Properly: 12 Required Tips for Beginners

Poorly staked tents are one of the most common camping fails. It will take the fun out of your trip in just one windstorm. In this post, you’ll learn how to stake a tent with beginner and pro tips. More reading: Guide to Setting Up a Tent in the Rain How to Stake a Tent …

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10 Best Snorkeling Fins for Travel: Get the Right Fin and Fit

Want to swim further, with less effort? Sounds like you need a pair of snorkel fins. In this post, you’ll learn how to choose the best snorkeling fins. Our guide will sort out the 3 types of fins (split, short, and paddle) and 2 types of fit (open heel and full foot). We cover adult …

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9 Best Compact Binoculars for Hikers and Birders (6 Factors to Compare)

Learn about the best compact binoculars for hiking and bird watching. Which binocular model is best? This guide (with videos) explains the 6 basic factors to consider. Plus I cover the nine best compact binoculars. Let’s get started! 9 Best Compact Binoculars for Hiking  and Birding In this post, you’ll learn how to identify the …

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10 Best Hiking Underwear for Men and Women (Chafe-Free Comfort)

Underwear. Everyone wears them – nothing embarrassing here. In this guide, you’ll learn about the best underwear for hiking, including the top 5 features (buyers guide) and the best hiking underwear for men and women. Best Hiking Underwear for Comfort Are you tired of the coming back from a hiking trip chaffed? Are you ready …

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6 Best Winter Tents (Campers Guide to Cold Weather Tents)

Winter camping presents an amazing opportunity for adventure. In this post, you’ll learn how to choose the most important piece of gear: your tent. You’ll find the best winter camping tents – and a guide to choosing the right one for you. Our choices include lightweight, insulated and even one ready to install a wood …

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12 Best Camping Hammocks for Beginners (Budget to Premium)

Camping in a tent is fine. But hammock camping is faster and easier. In this post, I share the 12 best camping hammocks for beginners. These are easy to setup, solidly made, and a reasonable price. The three best picks are highlighted right at the top of the post. Campers rejoice! Ultimate Guide to Hammock …

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6 Best Electronic Bug Repellents: Enjoy (Almost) Mosquito-Free Camping

Biting bugs will take the fun out of any outdoor adventure. In this post, you’ll learn about the best electronic bug repellents and killers – including battery and corded options. These devices are great for camping and backyard living – killing or repelling mosquitoes, black flies, gnats and more. Have young children? Here are the …

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43 Cool Bike Accessories for Mountain Bikers (Hydrate, Navigate, Be Safe)

Love trail riding? In this post, you’ll discover 43 cool bike accessories for mountain bikers. They range from navigation and comfort to health, safety and storage. These mountain bike accessories will make your rides more comfortable, safe, and engaging. They include fitness, hydration, survival, lights, and more. 43 Cool Bike Accessories for Mountain Bikers Speeding …

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How to Fold a Tent Like a Boss: Dome / Cabin (13 Tent Care Tips)

Putting the tent up is actually pretty easy. Especially dome tents. And taking them down isn’t too bad either. But putting them back in the bag is another story. In this post, you’ll learn how to fold a tent like a boss – and put it back in the bag – just like when you …

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Ultimate Guide to Hammock Camping (10 Reasons Hammocks Beat Tents)

Anyone can camp in a tent, right? In this post, you’ll learn how to go camping with a hammock. This ultimate guide covers everything you need to plan and have a successful hammock camping trip. Plus 10 reasons hammocks win in the hammock vs. tent debate. Ultimate Guide to Camping With a Hammock You might …

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